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Microwave Solids Flow Measurement

May 11, 2016
Solidflow 2nd Gen mass flow measurement system
Solidflow 2nd Gen mass flow measurement system

Solidflow 2nd Gen is a new and improved mass flow measurement system developed for solids that are pneumatically conveyed or in free-fall condition.

Using the latest microwave technology, a measuring field is created in a metallic pipe. The microwave energy is reflected by the particles and received by the sensor. This energy is evaluated by frequency and amplitude. The selective frequency used allows the sensor to only evaluate moving particles. Because of this, build-up and deposits are ignored.

The Solidflow is typically mounted 1-2 ft below a rotary valve or screw feeder for free fall, and almost anywhere for pneumatic. It is easy to install and calibrate. It can measure powders, granulates, wood chips, pulverized coal, and more.

The 2nd Gen version has been upgraded with the latest microprocessor with 100 times more processing power and new algorithms. This allows for high performance in dilute-phase pneumatic conditions that produce roping and other unwanted flow characteristics.

GTS Inc., Shalimar, FL 850-651-3388 www.onthelevel.com

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